Writing sample: Technical/Privacy Policy


Writing Sample: Policy

Note: This is a sample of the type of policy documents I have written for businesses. This document was intended give information to primarily college students. It is intended to be informative, but not so tied to legal speak that might cause students to quickly abandon it.

Website Student Media Privacy Policy

Updated 7/14/2015


Our business is committed to maintaining appropriate privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using any of our sites or products. This Privacy Policy lists how we treat personal information received about you when you visit.

We may make content or services from other websites, such as Youtube.com, social media sites, or other websites, available to you through links or content embeds. Those other sites are not subject to this Privacy Policy, and will have privacy policies that differ from ours. Our business always recommends that you review the privacy policy at each of those sites, to determine how those sites protect your privacy.

Email List

We do not rent, sell or share any of our email lists. If you do not wish to receive our emails anymore, an unsubscribe button is located at the bottom of each email for your convenience.


Any surveys offered are entirely voluntary. We don’t track or use information that is tied to you personally in any way; we only use information for demographic purposes.

Website Usage Information

We always want to offer our customers the very best with our products, and we use information gathered from our website and app visitors to make your experiences with us better. The websites and products of our business, using various technologies, may automatically collect IP addresses and website usage information from you when you visit our website. This information helps us see how our visitors use our websites on an aggregate basis, including the frequency of visitors, the length of their visits, how they use navigation, and more.


Some elements of our different websites use cookies, to help with the overall user experience. Cookies don’t let us have any additional personal information about you, or anything else from your computer.

Policy Changes

From time to time, our business will alter and/or update this privacy policy. Often that is for clarity, or changes in technology that require an update for the way we operate.

Third Party Advertising

Our business uses third party advertising networks and applications to serve ads to you on our websites and apps. These companies may use information about your visits to our sites and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information and your choices about the information used by these companies, please see:


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